April

April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Cranberry Apple Gingerbread Cobbler

Cranberry Apple Gingerbread Cobbler - Moist, rich and dense this is an unusual cobbler reminiscent of traditional holiday cooking. I use Blackstrap molasses which is slightly heavier but more nourishing [...]

Winter’s Energetics–The Season Of The Water Element

As Autumn gives way to Winter’s chilly darkness we should feel an urge to slow down and rest more. Winter is a time of reflection and introspection, a time [...]

By | 2018-12-03T23:18:17+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Winter – Eating With The Seasons

Winter is the time for warm foods! Especially if you live in a place that has cold winters like Idaho, my home. Corresponding to the Water element and its [...]

By | 2018-12-03T23:25:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|2 Comments

Cinnamon! A Very Yang Spice

Oh, the wonderful, warming smell and taste of cinnamon. Who doesn't love it? Cinnamon has been used in the Asian cultures since time immemorial, so to say that it [...]

By | 2018-12-04T00:35:28+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Winter|0 Comments

Clara’s Easy Stir Fry for College Life

Clara's Easy Stir Fry - This easy, healthy recipe is great for college life. Contributed by Clara Crowell - olive oil, chicken, beef, or tofu (diced or cubed or thinly [...]

Class: Simple Remedies – Treating Common Acute Patterns With Asian Medicine & Nutrition – Jan 17, 5:30-8:30

Simple Remedies - Treating Common Acute Patterns With Asian Medicine & Nutrition - Jan 17, 2019 $90 - includes downloadable ebook. This class is a combination and expansion on [...]

By | 2018-12-09T19:34:25+00:00 November 25th, 2018|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

The Energetics And Healing Properties Of Cranberries

It's cranberry season! These bright little gems often grace many a Thanksgiving table, their tartness adding a welcome vibrancy to turkey's muted flavors. Sadly, the holiday table is sometimes [...]

Soups On!

What a marvelous resource soup is for the thrifty cook - it solves the ham-bone and lamb-bone problems, the everlasting Thanksgiving turkey, the extra vegetables.  Julia Child Soups have [...]

By | 2018-11-06T20:15:21+00:00 November 6th, 2018|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments